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How can a shy guy improve his cold calling in order to get a job?

I am out of work and have decided try something new in my job search. I have started cold-calling potential employers in my industry. Now, the thing is . . I'm pretty shy, not a salesman type at all. Calling up strangers in order to promote myself is not something that comes naturally to me. How can I make cold-calling work for me? [more inside]
posted by jason's_planet on Nov 18, 2008 - 20 answers

Could a reference checking agency help me out?

Has anyone out there successfully used a reference checking agency to check out a potentially bad reference? If the reference was, in fact, bad, were you able to solve the problem? [more inside]
posted by jason's_planet on Jul 8, 2006 - 3 answers

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